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As smartphones become more ubiquitous, it’s increasingly common for businesses to communicate with employees or customers via text messages. However, using such messages as a means to communicate may expose the business to substantial penalties under...

At long last, we have the first set of final regulations for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Our International Tax Group celebrates with a look at how the Treasury and IRS have clarified Section 965 and why taxpayers may need to act quickly....

Nasdaq has filed an immediately effective rule proposal that permits a direct listing without an IPO. The NYSE has previously adopted such a rule change....
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In a pair of new decisions, the Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program addressed targeted advertising with Publishers Clearing House (PCH) and Fontem, the company behind e-cigarette brand Blu....

Everyone wants to save money, and no one wants to "lawyer up" right before a wedding. It's tempting for lay people to download contracts, including pre-nuptial agreements, from the Internet, either from free services or from "do-it-yourself" websites...

Three female students recently filed a Title IX class action lawsuit seeking damages against Yale University. They allege that the University subjected them to a sexually hostile educational environment by failing to take remedial action as women...

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced today that it will resume premium processing for most H-1B petitions on Tuesday, February 19. The USCIS will only accept a premium processing request for cases filed on or before December...

Seyfarth Synopsis: Jordan Barab, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of OSHA, announced on his blog this week that he would “start full time work at the Education and Labor Committee in the House of Representatives” to provide OSHA oversight....

Recent developments in Congress deserve the attention of companies with over-the-counter drug products. Major legislation addressing comprehensive reform of the OTC drug monograph process, which nearly passed last year, has been reintroduced and is...

Last month, in Federal Register notices published on the same day (84 Fed. Reg. 411), the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced that it was extending the Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program, but that it had decided to discontinue the Extended...

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